Shop Skills There S No Better Way To Add Style And Originality To A Piece Of Furniture Than With Marquetry This Craft Has Been Around For Thousands Of Years So Maybe It S About Time For You To Give It A Try
Shop skills there s no better way to add style and originality to a piece of furniture than with marquetry this craft has been around for thousands of years so maybe it s about time for you to give it a try is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by dwight with ID 1226572552 was uploaded on 08-03-2019 and has been viewed 408,176 times.
Painting with Wood: Knife Cutting Marquetry Basics Photos by Rob Brown The use of marquetry to adorn furniture began in Asia Minor, but was given a new life in Europe during the 15th century.It was a thing of royalty and the church, as they were the only ones who could afford it.
It impressed guests and family of political and religious leaders then, and there's no reason why you can't use some of these techniques to impress your friends and family today.Though it can be tricky at first, with a little practice it's not beyond most woodworker's skill level.
Take it slow and start simple; you'll be surprised how much marquetry can add to your next project.Marquetry is the cutting and assembling of different pieces of veneer into a sheet that can be pressed onto a core.
There are generally two ways to produce marquetry - with a knife or with a fret saw.I will focus only on the knife here.Although there are different ways of producing marquetry with a knife, I'm going to stick to the specific technique I use for most of my marquetry work.
I find it's fairly simple, doesn't require any fancy tools and...